Example sentences for: aborigines

How can you use “aborigines” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • And when, in 1820, Phillip King landed at the Endeavour River, in the north of what is now Queensland, where Cook's glossary was obtained, he found that the local Aborigines did not recognize the word, using a name something like menuah instead.

  • First, the words used by the Aborigines were seldom as attractive to the colonists as descriptive English names that emphasised the perceived resemblance between the new and the known and familiar, and so made for more certain communication.

  • He suggested that it was a transferred use of the Queensland Aboriginal word for a particularly noisy bird and that the connection was made by percipient Aborigines who applied it first to the German missionaries of 1838, having noted their garrulousness.

  • The newspaper reported that "hundreds of thousands of Australians today formally apologised to the 'stolen generations' of Aborigines, but John Howard was not among them."

  • All of which seems narracoupa `very good' considering the strenuous efforts made during the Black War of 1831 to disperse the Tasmanian Aborigines.

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